Electronic Design Automation Revenue Declines by 3.8% in Q3 2009

According to the EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS), the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue for Q3 2009 is $1,167.9 million, a 3.8% sequential increase from Q2. On a Q3/Q3 basis, EDA industry revenue declined 7.2%, compared to $1,258.6 million in Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average declined 13.1%. Companies that were tracked employed 25,942 professionals in Q3 2009, down 7.9% from the 28,176 employed in Q3 2008, and down 1.4% from the 26,298 employed in Q2 2009.

Revenue by Product Category

  • Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
    Generated revenue of $450.1 million in Q3 2009. This represents a 3.3% decrease over the same period in 2008. The four-quarter moving average for CAE declined 15.6%.
  • IC Physical Design and Verification
    Revenue decreased to $260.8 million in Q3 2009, a 10.0% decrease compared to Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average declined 16.9% for IC Physical Design and Verification.
  • Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB and MCM)
    Revenue increased 1.5% compared to Q3 2008, to $132.9 million. The four-quarter moving average for PCB and MCM decreased 10.6%.
  • Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP)
    Revenue totaled $240.7 million in Q3 2009, a 10.1% decrease compared to Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average for SIP decreased 8.0%.
  • Services
    Revenue was $83.5 million in Q3 2009, a decrease of 20.3% compared to Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average for services decreased 4.0%.

Revenue by Consuming Region

  • Americas
    Purchased $511.2 million of EDA products and services in Q3 2009, representing an 8.0% decrease compared to Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average was down 14.1% for the region.
  • Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
    Revenue was down 17.6% in Q3 2009 compared to Q3 2008 on revenues of $204.0 million. The four-quarter moving average for EMEA was down 15.4%.
  • Japan
    Q3 2009 revenue from decreased 2.3% to $248.9 million compared to Q3 2008. The four-quarter moving average for Japan decreased 15.1%.
  • Asia/Pacific (APAC)
    Region increased to $203.8 million in Q3 2009, a 1.6% increase compared to the same quarter in 2008. The four-quarter moving average declined 4.7%.

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